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    NBA superstar Dwyane Wade spoke out against the onslaught of laws targeting transgender youth, adding that he fears for the safety of his 15-year-old daughter Zaya, who’s trans, “every time she leaves the house.” The three-time NBA champion and philanthropist was in New York City on Tuesday, as one of the speakers at the Time 100 Summit. When asked about his reaction to the ongoing attack on the rights of transgender youth by state lawmakers across the country, Wade said that it all felt like “a joke” — in a terrifying way. “This is our life — we live this,” he told CNN’s Poppy Harlow. “And so when you’re out there making rules, and if you’re not experiencing this, or living this, and you are just there signing away and making laws, that’s not right,” he added, referring to lawmakers who continue to pass legislation affecting transgender youth. Both Wade and his wife, Hollywood powerhouse Gabrielle Union, have been outspoken LGBTQ allies and fierce trans rights advocates ever since Zaya announced that she was going to start living as her...
    BASKETBALL icon Dwyane Wade said he is petrified for his daughter's safety 'every moment she leaves our house'. The NBA legend admitted he's scared to death for 15-year-old Zaya because of how she'll be perceived. 3Dwyane Wade with Zaya Wade and partner Gabrielle Union back in March 2020Credit: Getty 3Dwayne Wade and daughter Zaya pictured in Hollywood earlier this yearCredit: AFP 3The NBA legend was speaking at the TIME 100 Summit in New York this weekCredit: Getty Zaya came out publicly as transgender in February 2020 with dad Dwyane by her side. Miami Heat hero Wade is full of support for his daughter. But he revealed at the TIME 100 Summit in New York this week that he has fears for her safety. Wade said: "As blessed as it is for my daughter to have parents who can support her, I’m still afraid every moment she leaves our house. "And not just because of gun violence, but because of the way people perceive her in this world. "Come and live a day with my daughter. Come and see how it...
    Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade went viral on Monday after he gave advice to parents of transgender children at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala. Wade made the comments while he and his spouse, Gabrielle Union, spoke about Zaya, Wade's transgender daughter, according to a report. Wade was asked about his support for Zaya, and the basketball star expressed what keeps him fighting for his child. JOURNALISTS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AFTER WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS' DINNER "Just being a father, just seeing our child grow up every day. And doing what you're supposed to do as a parent is to make sure that you sit back and you see what it is in life that they want to do, and you try to go there with them and try to help mold them into what it is they want to be and who they want to be," Wade said. Dwyane Wade offers advice to dads who have trans children pic.twitter.com/sGvAj2xffw— Variety (@Variety) May 3, 2022 "So, we're just doing our...
    POWER couple Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade have reached the pinnacle in both of their respective careers. Union, who's most famous for her role in Love & Basketball, has been married to the three-time Miami Heat NBA Champion since 2014. 2Gabrielle Union, Dwayne Wade and their childrenCredit: Instagram/Gabrielle Union How many kids do Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have? Wade began dating Union in 2008, but the two were heavily focused on their career and didn't have time to have a child of their own. The two were so focused on their respective careers that the two separated in 2013 for a short while. During their separation, Wade welcomed another child with Basketball Wives star Aja Metoyer. Despite Wade fathering a child with another woman, the former NBA player and Union reconciled and engaged in late 2013. They finally married in August of 2014, and together have one child, Kaavia James, who was born in 2018. When Wade retired from the NBA in 2018, the two had their daughter via surrogate. Most read in The US SunROYAL RIGHT Harry &...
    Gabrielle Union says her soul was 'shattered' when she learned now-husband Dwyane Wade got another woman pregnant while Union was going through IVF treatments to try and struggling to conceive. The actress, 48, shares a raw account of the betrayal in her new book You Got Something Stronger, which Time published an excerpt of on Friday. In the piece, Gabrielle explains: 'The experience of Dwyane having a baby so easily—while I was unable to—left my soul not just broken into pieces, but shattered into fine dust scattering in the wind.' Union and Wade would go on to welcome daughter Kaavia via surrogate in 2018. Devastated: Gabrielle Union says her soul was 'shattered' when she learned now-husband Dwyane Wade got another woman pregnant while Union was going through IVF treatments to try and conceive The piece began: 'In 2013, before we were married, Dwyane had a baby with another woman. It should go without saying that we were not in a good place at the time that child was conceived.' Gabi and Dwyane began dating in 2008 but according to the...
    Amazon’s Discounting a Bunch of Apple Products — Just in Time for Labor Day Weekend Saints suggest Week 1 game vs. Packers will be in New Orleans Say fromage! © Provided by People Gabrielle Union-Wade/Instagram Kaavia James and Zaya Wade Gabrielle Union shared some adorable photos on Instagram over the weekend of 2-year-old daughter Kaavia James picnicking in front of the Eiffel Tower with her big sister, Zaya Wade. In two of the sweet snaps, Zaya, 14, gives Kaavia a piggyback ride on the Parc du Champ de Mars as the sisters cheese for the camera. Other photos show the duo munching on some croissants while lounging on a picnic blanket. © Gabrielle Union-Wade/Instagram Kaavia James and Zaya Wade In one adorable snap, Kaavia stands up with her arms spread out wide, while in another, she makes a silly face as she's about to take a big bite out of her pastry. © Provided by People Gabrielle Union-Wade/Instagram Kaavia James, Zaya Wade RELATED: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Pack on the PDA During Mediterranean Vacation...
    Dwyane Wade, Zaya Wade and Gabrielle Union attend the Better Brothers Los Angeles 6th annual Truth Awards at Taglyan Complex on March 07, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Andrew Toth/Getty Images Dwyane Wade told Today his daughter Zaya taught him how to be a better parent.  Zaya, who came out as trans in February 2020, showed Wade what LGBTQ allyship looks like in parenting. Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union are now vocal advocates for LGBTQ+ youth with the guidance of Zaya.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Dwyane Wade said raising his 14-year-old transgender daughter Zaya made him a better parent. Wade was very supportive of Zaya when she came out as trans in February 2020. Later that month, Wade told Robin Roberts on Good Morning America he had to do a lot of learning and listening after Zaya came out. Since then, Wade told Today's Craig Melvin on Thursday, he has learned a tremendous amount about what LGBTQ-allyship looks like in parenting.  "I didn't know anything, really wasn't knowledgeable about the LGBTQ+ community," Wade told...
    The Memorial Day Sales You Can’t Miss, From Luxury Menswear to High-End Grills French Open schedule 2021: Full draws, TV coverage, channels & more to watch every tennis match Knee Surgeons Are Losing It Over These Knee Sleeves (Here's Why) Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/6 SLIDES © Courtesy Dwyane Wade/Instagram It’s her day! Zaya Wade marked her 14th birthday with a bang thanks to Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade‘s epic party planning skills. “Happy 14th to me! I had such a fun birthday!!! I love all of you guys, and thank you all for the love and support!” the teenager wrote via Instagram on Sunday, May 30, after celebrating with friends and family at her roller rink-themed bash. Zaya was all smiles as she posed beside the former NBA star, 39, in metallic teal bellbottoms and a patterned blue top. The Chicago native gushed over his daughter in an Instagram post of his own, writing, “I’m obsessed with your happiness!! Happy 14th Birthday @zayawade...
    12 Classic Games That Deserve a Next-Gen Remake MLB power rankings: Padres working overtime, still flying high © Provided by People Zaya Wade's birthday party Zaya is rolling her way into 14! Dwyane Wade's eldest daughter celebrated her recent birthday over the weekend with a "Zaya on Wheels"-themed bash, complete with a private skating rink. The retired NBA pro, 39, shared a collection of snapshots from the fun-filled fête to Instagram, showing the father-daughter duo taking laps around the rink together and posing with family. Wade and wife Gabrielle Union are also parents to 2½-year-old daughter Kaavia James, sons Zaire, 19 (Wade's from his first marriage) and Xavier, 7 (Wade's from an ex), and Wade's nephew Dahveon, 19. © Provided by People Zaya Wade's birthday party View this post on Instagram "I'm obsessed with your happiness! Happy 14th Birthday @zayawade," the Miami Heat alum captioned the photos. Among the guests at the party included Tia Mowry-Hardrict with her family: husband Cory Hardrict and their kids Cairo Tiahna, 3, and Cree Taylor, 10 next month. Never miss a...
    Dwyane Wade, Zaya Wade and Gabrielle Union attend the Better Brothers Los Angeles 6th annual Truth Awards at Taglyan Complex on March 07, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Andrew Toth/Getty Images Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union discussed trans rights and their daughter, Zaya Wade, on GMA.  Wade said he doesn't understand why trans people have suddenly become a public "problem" for lawmakers. "I think what we are kind of puzzled at is why, in 2021, has the trans community become a problem for the world?" Wade said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union appeared on "Good Morning America" to discuss how the wave of anti-trans legislation sweeping the US has impacted how they parent at home and publicly.  The couple has been a model for what parental acceptance of trans children can look like since their teenage daughter, Zaya Wade, came out as trans in 2020. Wade previously told GMA in February 2020 that he let Zaya take the lead on educating him about trans issues, in addition to doing his own...
    Dwyane Wade is committed to giving his 12-year-old child "the best opportunity to be her best self." During an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Tuesday, the retired basketball star and proud father of four opened up about the moment one of his children came out as transgender. "Zaya, our 12-year-old, came home — I don't know if everyone knows, originally named Zion; Zion, born as a boy — came home and said, 'Hey, so I want to talk to you guys. I think going forward, I'm ready to live my truth. And I want to be referenced as she and her. I'd love for you guys to call me Zaya,'" Wade revealed. "Once Zaya came home and said, 'Call me Zaya,' and 'I'm ready to take on this,' I looked at her and said, 'You are a leader. It's our opportunity to allow you to be a voice,'" Wade said.  Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union have been strongly supportive of Zaya, who has faced criticism from online bullies. Last year, Union attended Miami Beach Pride Festival with...
    (Photo: Getty Images/Instagram) Loading the player... Celebrities and non-celebrities alike have had a lot to say about Zaya Wade — the daughter of former NBA star Dwyane Wade — and other LGBTQ+ young people who are publicly owning their identities. From rappers Lil Boosie and Lil Mama to anyone with an opinion and a social media account, much has been said about trans and queer children and teens and the parents who support them. Read More: Boosie defends Zaya Wade comments during Mike Tyson interview Actress and TV host Niecy Nash said that while people are entitled to their opinions, she’s personally not a fan of the “ugly part” of these public debates. (Photo: Getty Images/Instagram) “We all have opinions and everybody has a right to that, but people also have a right to just live their life,” Nash tells theGrio during a recent sit-down with Managing Editor Gerren Keith Gaynor. “Some people are so negative and so mean, you know, and you say, why would I ever want to listen to you? Why would...
    Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is getting backlash after supporting his teen stepdaughter, whose girlfriend escorted her to her quinceañera, after he publicly criticized, ridiculed and intentionally misgendered Zaya Wade in the past.  In an interview last February with DJ Whoo Kid in which he was asked about comments by Lil Boosie, which were critical and even hostile toward Wade and her NBA-famous father, Dywane Wade, Flame implied that kids might be “influenced” by the attention Zaya received for transitioning.  Waka Flocka Flame (above) is getting backlash after supporting his lesbian stepdaughter, whose girlfriend escorted her to her quinceañera, after his public dissing of young Zaya Wade. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET) In the interview, Flame was far less hostile than the show’s hosts in criticizing transgender children.  As social media influencers pushed back against his support of 15-year-old Charlie Williams, Flame said he is “not a phobic; no, I’m not none of that.”  View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Neighborhood Talk, LLC (@theneighborhoodtalk) “But what I’m gonna say, bro, is I’m gonna support my daughter,” he...
    Loading the player... Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade recently opened up about parenting a transgender child on the I Am Athlete podcast. The episode was called “Dwyane Wade: G.O.A.T. of Parenting” and featured Brandon Marshall, Fred Taylor, Channing Crowder, and Ryan Clark discussing family life. Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade directly addressed parenting his transgender child on the “I Am Athlete” podcast, saying he and his wife had questions about her differences at a very early age. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Wade directly addressed parenting his daughter, Zaya, saying that he and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, had questions about their child’s differences at a very early age. “People don’t want to hear this sh** and don’t believe this sh**,” Wade said. “At three years old, me and my wife looked at each other and said, ‘What if?’ What if, at the time, the name was Zion, comes home one day and says, ‘Dad I’m gay,’ or ‘Dad, I’m this, I’m that.’ What are you going to do, sir?” Dwayne Wade is such an amazing, inspirational father...
    Loading the player... Claudia Jordan, host of Fox Soul’s Cocktails with Queens, is the latest celebrity to give the public their opinion on Dwayne Wade’s 13-year-old daughter, Zaya Wade. Zaya Wade came out as transgender last year. Jordan’s comments were in response to B2K member Jarell “J-Boog” Houston who slammed former first lady Michelle Obama for supporting Wade during their interview. View this post on Instagram A post shared by HOLLYWOOD UNLOCKED (@hollywoodunlocked) Under Hollywood Unclock’s comment section, Houston called Obama’s encouragement of Zaya”demonic,” and said that “the world is close to an end.” “This is not cool. Very demonic. Using this child for their new agenda. Take away the man, make the women the new man. And no more reproduction. Thus child shouldn’t be the front runner of the movement. Sad but true. Wake up ppl. This world is close to the end. It’s like they creating the gateway for the kids that are coming up. Like the power of suggestion and saturation of the new human is scary. Look at the clothes for...
    (CNN)Michelle Obama on Thursday held a virtual meeting with the teenage daughter of Dwayne Wade, Zaya Wade. The pair shared advice and discussed Obama's recently released adaptation for young readers of her No. 1 best-selling memoir, "Becoming."Zaya, 13, identifies as transgender. She asked Obama for advice for "teens who want to be themselves and thrive.""I am just so proud of you, you know being just an amazing role model and embracing your truth, right?" the former first lady answered."It does take time to know what yourself is, for young people. So, my first piece of advice is be patient with yourself, No. 1," Obama said. "This is the period of exploration, and sometimes we put too much pressure on teenagers to know who you're going to be."She reiterated a reoccurring topic in her memoir and said, "You're not supposed to know yet. Your job now as a teenager is not to have it all figured out but to give yourself space and time to learn and grow. So that means you want to try a lot of things on." Read...
    Loading the player... Dwyane Wade’s 13-year-old daughter was completely star-struck when she got to meet her “idol” during a Thursday video call with Michelle Obama.  The former first lady enlisted Zaya Wade to join her on the call to promote the youth edition of her best-selling memoir, Becoming.  Zaya Wade (left), Dwyane Wade’s 13-year-old daughter, was completely star-struck when she got to meet former First Lady Michelle Obama, her “idol,” during a Thursday video call. “I’m meeting an idol. I’m literally meeting an idol. [I’ve been] preparing for this moment for so long,” the young Wade exclaimed. “I’m very excited today. I also get to miss one of my classes, so…”  Obama laughed and directed Zaya Wade to ask her teacher for forgiveness for her “because you’re doing me a favor!”  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zaya Wade (@zayawade) In a viral video, Obama told readers that the process of “becoming” isn’t finite. “It is okay not to know who you are,” she said, “or exactly what you want to be or do right now.”...
    I tried the maternity line beloved by celebrity moms-to-be Sailing: Americas Cup to start March 10 as COVID-19 curbs eased © Provided by People Zaya Wade/instagram Zaya Wade, Michelle Obama Zaya Wade has officially met one of her idols! The teen interviewed Michelle Obama for a virtual Q&A session on Thursday, which she later shared on Instagram. Before the pair discussed advice for teen readers of Becoming, Zaya took a moment to admit she was a bit nervous to meet the former First Lady. © Zaya Wade/instagram Zaya Wade, Michelle Obama "I'm meeting an idol. I'm literally meeting an idol," said Zaya, who is the daughter of NBA star Dwyane Wade. "[I've been] preparing for this moment for so long." Obama, 57, reassured 13-year-old Zaya that she was just as excited to meet her. "I hear you're slotting me in between school, so I feel very special," she joked. "Ask your teacher for forgiveness from me because you're doing me a favor." View this post on Instagram Zaya started off the Q&A by asking Obama's advice for...
    Loading the player... Has Gabrielle Union‘s step-daughter Zaya Wade been bitten by the acting bug? Based on the duo’s latest video on TikTok, she might have been. Tuesday, the stunning actress posted a clip of the pair recreating a scene from the 1999 movie 10 Things I Hate About You. In this version, the 13-year-old is playing the role of Chastity Church, originally played by Union in the film, while Union takes on the role of Church’s best friend Bianca Stratford, (originally played by Larisa Oleynick). “Tell us you’ve watched 10 Things I Hate About You without telling us you’ve watched 10 Things I Hate About You,” Union prompts at the top of the video. READ MORE: Michael Strahan slams ‘Bachelor’ host Chris Harrison for his ‘surface’ response to racism scandal @gabunion Can you ever just be whelmed? #tellmewithouttellingme #10thingsihateaboutyou #yourturn ♬ original sound – Gab Union “We’ll start,” Zaya chimes in, before kicking it off by reciting, “I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just be whelmed?” “I think you can in...
    DWYANE Wade has used the Bernie Sanders inauguration meme to joke he is setting up an OnlyFans account with wife Gabrielle Union. Posting a gif of Vermont senator Bernie sitting at the 2021 inauguration of President Joe Biden, the former basketball player tweeted: "I’m trying to convince my wife that we should start a only fans account and she’s looking at me like..." 6Dwyane shared the Bernie meme as he made his joke The gif shows Bernie sitting slumped in his chair with his hands crossed in his lap, as he appears to look out into space. Dwyane and Gabrielle began dating in 2008 and they married in 2014. They have one daughter together, and Gabrielle is step-mom to his three children. However Dwyane, who turned 39 earlier in January, is not in his kids good book's after he celebrated in style sharing a naughty photo of him standing behind his wife, who was in a white robe, while completely nude. 6Dwyane and Gabrielle are not afraid to share risque snaps 6Dad of three Dwyane is a former NBA playerCredit:...
    Loading the player... After posting a risqué photo with his wife Gabrielle Union on Instagram, Dwyane’s Wade’s children are reacting in the comments. One of Wade’s latest Instagram posts went viral when he dropped it over the weekend. The post is a picture of a seemingly nude Wade, with his wife in front of him, smiling from ear to ear. Wade captioned the photo, “Birthday behavior‼️39 is already looking up ???? ????????????????3️⃣,” and it already has over one million likes on Instagram. Now, several of Wade’s kids are chiming in with their thoughts on the couple’s much talked about picture. Read More: Gabrielle Union says she feels ‘exposed’ in front of Dwyane Wade due to PTSD Wade’s son Zaire, 18, commented on the picture, “this isn’t what I wanted to wake up to ????,” while his daughter Zaya, 13, also commented, writing, “Ayooooo chill, I just got on????????????????????.” There was even a comment from Kaavia, Wade and Union’s 2-year-old daughter. The toddler’s official account commented, “Thought I had more time before his midlife crisis.” View this post on Instagram...
    NBA star Dwyane Wade posed nude with his wife, Gabrielle Union, and horrified their kids on his 39th birthday. The couple began their relationship in 2008 and have been celebrating his birthday in Jamaica. 7Dwyane Wade showed off his toned body in this picture Dwyane, who turned 39 over the weekend, celebrated in style as he shared the naughty photo of him standing behind his wife, who was in a white robe, while completely nude. Despite fans having fun with the pic, their kids couldn't say the same. Dwyane's son with ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches wrote: "This isn’t what i wanted to wake up to."  7Dwyane retired from the NBA in 2019Credit: Getty - Contributor His 13-year-old daughter, Zaya, also shared: "Ayooooo chill, I just got on." And hilariously enough, Dwyane and Gabrielle's 2-year-old daughter, Kaavia, also "wrote" from her Instagram account: "Thought I had more time before his midlife crisis." This past year, Dwyane and Gabrielle opened up about Zaya being transgender and just how proud they are that the teen has come to terms with her identity. 7The couple...
    The top deals at Walmart right now With Nolan Turner returning, Clemsons entire starting defense set to return in 2021 Gabrielle Unions Romantic Birthday Video to Dwyane Wade Melts Hearts © Jerritt Clark/Getty Images It's no secret that Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are regularly serving up some major couples goals, and on Sunday, Union posted another adorable video with her man in honor of his 39th birthday.  "Happy Birthday baby ????" she captioned the montage clip. "You make every day beautiful and fun and the way you protect our peace makes me swoon. I love loving you. 39 ????????????????????????." In the video, Union and Wade dance together, kiss, sing and admire their joint Time magazine cover.  Wade also enjoys time with his kiddos, including, 18-year-old son Zaire, 13-year-old daughter Zaya, and 2-year-old daughter Kaavia.  It seems the clip moved Wade himself, who commented on the post, "Wow! I just cried. This was beautiful. I love loving you????."  View this post on Instagram The couple already revealed Union's early birthday present to Wade -- a white 1988 Mercedes...
    Dwyane Wade is making a strong case for dad of the year 2020. The NBA star posted a portrait of his daughter, Zaya, 12, to Instagram this week, writing, “Unconditional love, simply put, is love without strings attached. It’s love you offer freely. You don’t base it on what someone does for you in return. You simply love them and want nothing more than their happiness. “This type of love [is] sometimes called compassionate or agape love,” the 38-year-old baller continued. Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, introduced Zaya on social media in February. “She’s known it for nine years,” Wade said shortly afterward. “She’s known since she was 3 years old.” And while the family experienced unsavory comments from some, Wade and Union spent the year making sure Zaya had nothing but support from them, bringing her on the red carpet and designing some seriously cool Pride shoes for her.
    Loading the player... Mike Tyson says his daughter wanted to get physical with rapper Lil Boosie after he made comments about Dwyane Wade’s daughter, Zaya. The boxing champing recently sat down with Vlad TV and said his daughter flew across the country from New York to Los Angeles to confront the rapper who made transphobic comments about the teenager, as reported by Revolt. Read More: 50-something Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. hungry to fight again “I learned that day that there’s a set of people, and they’re very serious about stuff like that,” Tyson told the host about homophobic and transphobic slurs during the video that aired on Dec. 20. “Those words are very offensive. It’s very offensive to them.” He compared the language to making racist remarks against Black people. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia) In regards to his daughter, Tyson said that was just who she was. “My daughter lives that life. She came from New York to this office right here to confront this guy, and she’s violent. I thought she came to...
    More On: dwyane wade Dwyane Wade catches a couple mid-proposal Dwyane Wade pens touching farewell note to son Zaire as he leaves for school Dwyane Wade designs special Pride sneakers for daughter Zaya Dwyane Wade defends Gabrielle Union after harassment complaint Dwyane Wade is making a strong case for dad of the year 2020. The NBA star posted a portrait of his daughter, Zaya, 12, to Instagram this week, writing, “Unconditional love, simply put, is love without strings attached. It’s love you offer freely. You don’t base it on what someone does for you in return. You simply love them and want nothing more than their happiness. “This type of love [is] sometimes called compassionate or agape love,” the 38-year-old baller continued. Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, introduced Zaya on social media in February. “She’s known it for nine years,” Wade said shortly afterward. “She’s known since she was 3 years old.” And while the family experienced unsavory comments from some, Wade and Union spent the year making sure Zaya had nothing but support from them, bringing her...
    Loading the player... Dwyane Wade is publicly showing his daughter Zaya “unconditional love.” On Sunday, Wade posted two images of his daughter, who came out as transgender back in February. Read More: Dwyane Wade shows gratitude to Mike Tyson for defending daughter Zaya The basketball star captioned the post saying: “Unconditional love, simply put, is love without strings attached,” he wrote. “It’s love you offer freely. You don’t base it on what someone does for you in return. You simply love them and want nothing more than their happiness. This type of love, sometimes called compassionate or agape love???????????? @zayawade. View this post on Instagram A post shared by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) Zaya’s coming out experience wasn’t seamless. Her stepmother, Gabrielle Union, recently did an interview and said the teenager felt outed on social media after Union posted a family pic. As reported by theGrio, on a recent episode of Taraji P. Henson‘s new Facebook Watch series, Peace of Mind With Taraji, Union opened up about 13-year-old Zaya’s journey to discovering her identity on Monday. Union said the Instagram post unwittingly made the teen feel...
    44 entertaining gifts your 3-year-old won’t want to put down Saturday Night Live roasted the Jets horrible season in a hilarious Sportsmax skit Gabrielle Union Says Zaya Felt Outed When Photos Were Dissected Online Before Coming Out as Trans © Provided by People Gabrielle Union-Wade/Instagram Gabrielle Union is reflecting on her stepdaughter Zaya's coming out experiences. Back in February, Union, 48, introduced the world to Zaya when the now-13-year-old came out as transgender. On the premiere episode of Facebook Watch's Peace of Mind With Taraji, the actress opened up to co-hosts Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jade Jenkins about how husband Dwyane Wade's daughter struggled with online speculation about her identity when she appeared on her parents' social media. © Gabrielle Union-Wade/Instagram "Zaya's peace is nonnegotiable," Gabrielle Union says of her 13-year-old stepdaughter "Zaya's peace is nonnegotiable," says Union. "As Zaya gathered more language, she was able to tell us about her identity. She was able to tell us about her sexuality. She was able to tell us 'I'm trans.' And she says, 'I've come out a few times. I came...
    Gabrielle Union shared an adorable quartet of snapshots via her Instagram page on Sunday that sent her 16.9 million followers into a frenzy. She posed for a set of sweet photos with her stepdaughter Zaya Wade and this prompted a huge response from her fans. About a week ago, Gabrielle shared some fantastic photos that showed her twinning with her toddler daughter Kaavia James. She noted that she had not anticipated that she would be the kind of mom who liked wearing matching outfits with her kids. However, now that she’s tried it, some might say she seemingly can’t stop. The Sunday photos showed Gabrielle wearing a sweater that matched Zara’s. They were from Burberry and consisted of a diagonal plaid pattern with black along the neckline and at the cuffs. In addition to the black, the sweaters had brown and gray blocks with white lines. The garments were dotted with the company’s monogram logo in bold shades of red and yellow, along with light blue, cream, white, and deep green. In her caption, Gabrielle signaled that she loved Zaya...
    Loading the player... Boosie Badazz intends to sue Mark Zuckerburg for $20 million because he was banned from Instagram for violating the platform’s terms. The Louisiana rapper had his account shut down in August for promoting sexually suggestive content. At the time, he posted a video message on social media begging Zuckerburg to restore his IG page. Although, during his plea, he referred to him as “Zuckinburger.” “They just took my Instagram,” Boosie said in a video message shared with fans. “Mark Zuckinburger, I need to talk to you. Bosses need to talk to bosses [sic]. I don’t know what I did but I need my Instagram back. I don’t even know what I did! But this is how I feed my family. Mark, do not do this to 2020. Do not take Boosie off Instagram! We need to talk, Mark.” READ MORE: Boosie Badazz slammed for crude comments about Dwyane Wade’s transgender 12-year-old In a new interview with VLAD TV, Boosie explained that he’s being racially discriminated against by the popular photo sharing APP, and since...
    Dwayne Wade, Mike Tyson. Getty/John Sciulli/Michael Tullberg Dwayne Wade has thanked Mike Tyson for blasting rapper Boosie Badazz over offensive comments about his transgender daughter, Zaya, online. In Feburary, Badazz pleaded for Wade not to let Zaya, 13, "dress as a woman" or "cut off his d--- off" because she was too young to make "big decisions" about her gender. "What happened to you that you think that you're somebody that can comment on somebody's life?" Tyson told Badazz in an interview in October.  "It was great to hear him say that," Wade said of Tyson's comments. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Dwayne Wade has thanked Mike Tyson for blasting rapper Boosie Badazz over offensive comments about his transgender daughter, Zaya, online. In February, Wade revealed that Zaya had come out as transgender, and was faced with a number of negative comments questioning her ability to make such a determination. Badazz took to Instagram back in February, pleading for Wade not to allow the 13-year-old Zaya to "dress as a woman," or "cut off his d--- off"...
    Black Friday deals 2020: The lowest prices on the hottest products Nadal urges patience ahead of Australian Open decision Dwyane Wade Opens Up About Mike Tyson Defending His Daughter Against Transphobic Comments © Getty Images Dwyane Wade says he "appreciated" Mike Tyson defending his family. In an interview with Central Ave on Friday, the NBA star opened up about how Tyson spoke up against rapper Boosie Badazz's transphobic comments about Wade's daughter. "I actually talked to Mike about that early in the pandemic," Wade said. "We had a conversation. I appreciated from a standpoint of, you know, Mike is someone who has never tried to be perfect. He is someone who has learned from this journey of life." "He’s so smart. He is so educated and knowledgeable about life," he added. "For him to be able to drop that nugget on the world, to me, it was great to hear him say that." Tyson called out Boosie during an episode of his Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson podcast after the rapper made transphobic comments about Zaya earlier this summer. Wade...
    CDC: Over 80 cases traced to Sturgis in Minn. Trump privately plots his next act — including a potential 2024 rematch Dwyane Wade Appreciated Mike Tyson Speaking Up About Transphobic Comments Against His Daughter Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Dwyane Wade is speaking out about Mike Tyson defending his family after rapper Boosie Badazz made transphobic comments about Wade's daughter. During an interview with Central Ave on Friday, Wade said he “appreciated” Tyson for speaking up about Wade’s 13-year-old daughter, Zaya, who came out as transgender earlier this year. “I actually talked to Mike about that early in the pandemic,” the former pro basketball player said. “We had a conversation. I appreciated from a standpoint of, you know, Mike is someone who has never tried to be perfect. He is someone who has learned from this journey of life.” “He’s so smart. He is so educated and knowledgeable about life,” Wade, 38, continued. “For him to be able to drop that nugget on the world, to me, it was great to hear him say...
    Dwyane Wade recently expressed his gratitude to Mike Tyson for coming to the defense of his daughter, Zaya, during the boxing legend’s podcast discussion with rapper Boosie Badazz. When the retired NBA star announced his support of his transgender daughter earlier this year, the support drew mixed reactions from the public, including backlash from Boosie, formerly known as Lil Boosie, who declared “that is a male.” READ MORE: Mike Tyson says daughter persuaded him to address Boosie after Zaya comments In an interview on the weekly entertainment newsmagazine Central Ave, Wade praised Tyson saying that he “appreciated” him for questioning Boosie’s comments on Zaya’s identity. Dwyane Wade (left) and Mike Tyson (right) “I actually talked to Mike about that earlier in the pandemic. We had a conversation and I appreciated it,” the three-time NBA champion said. “He’s one of those people … he’s so smart, he’s so educated and knowledgeable about life and for him to drop that nugget on the world … to me, it was great to hear him say that.” Wade also stated that he wasn’t...
    What Vice President-elect Kamala Harris told the nation The famous, must-try sandwich in each state I Can't Believe This Social Security Bonus Was So Easy Ad Microsoft Americans Are Obsessed With New Blanket That Puts You To Sleep In Minutes Ad Microsoft 23 New Gadgets That Will Sell Out Before the Holidays Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/16 SLIDES © Broadimage/Shutterstock A blended family at its finest! Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade love spending time with their big brood. Prior to the couple’s 2014 wedding in Miami, the former NBA player welcomed son Zaire and daughter Zaya with his then-wife, Siohvaugn Funches, in 2002 and 2007, respectively, followed by son Xavier with Aja Metoyer in 2013. The retired athlete and Union had a tough time conceiving themselves and the actress opened up about the “eight or nine miscarriages” she suffered in...
    Loading the player... Fans are applauding Mike Tyson after the conversation he had with Lil Boosie recently on his Hotboxin’ podcast. The New Orleans-born rapper made some transphobic comments about Dwyane Wade’s daughter, Zaya over the summer and Tyson addressed them on a recent episode. Read More: Boosie defends Zaya Wade comments during Mike Tyson interview Tyson says that his daughter was actually the one who wanted to confront Boosie about his beliefs, per TMZ Live. Tyson wouldn’t let that happen but agreed to talk to Boosie about his comments. As reported by theGrio, Boosie posted a video to Instagram this summer saying: “Don’t cut his d–k off, bruh. Like, bruh, for real, if he gonna be gay, let him be gay. But don’t cut his d–k off, bruh. Don’t dress him as a woman, dawg. He’s 12 years old. He’s not up there yet. He hasn’t made his final decisions yet. Don’t cut his f—ing d–k off, Dwyane Wade.” In the podcast interview with Tyson, Boosie was asked if he harbored any homosexual feelings...
    Loading the player... Rapper Boosie Badazz appeared on Mike Tyson’s “Hotboxin'” podcast this weekend and defended the comments he made about Dwyane Wade’s daughter, Zaya.  The teenager identifies as female but was born an assigned male.  Boosie Badazz (above), shown at last year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards, had something to say when Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union began discussing their child’s transexuality earlier this year. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for BET) As Wade, his wife Gabrielle Union and Zaya began to publicly discuss the transition earlier this year, Boosie was one celebrity who expressed disdain.  On Saturday’s podcast, Tyson asked him, “Why do you say things about people who might be homosexual? Why did you say that about them? Do you feel there’s a possibility that you’re a homosexual and by disrespecting them, it furthers yourself from being a homosexual? I’m thinking you may like homosexuals.”  Read More: Wisconsin teacher under fire after Black Lives Matter lesson Boosie responded that he is “as straight as an arrow.”  Tyson reassured the “Wipe Me Down” rapper that he was not trying to...
    Homeless man among three killed during tragically violent weekend in L.A. J. R. Smith calls out Congress, White House for weak handling of Covid outbreak Gabrielle Union Says She and Dwyane Wade Are Daughter Zayas Lifetime Lifelines to Love © Provided by People Djeneba Aduayom Gabrielle Union for Marie Claire Gabrielle Union is continuing to be a champion for her stepdaughter Zaya. Seven months after husband Dwyane Wade's 13-year-old came out as transgender, the L.A.'s Finest star has opened up in a new cover story for Marie Claire's digital October issue about how she and the retired basketball star are committed to being the most supportive parents they can be for her. "You want your child to feel freedom to be exactly as they are," said Union, 47, adding that she and Wade, 38, are Zaya's "lifetime lifelines to love, peace, joy, grace, protection and compassion." The actress — who shares 22-month-old daughter Kaavia James with Wade and is stepmom to Zaya plus his two sons Xavier Zechariah, 7 next month, and Zaire, 18 — also shared with Marie Claire...
    Dwyane Wade, Zaya Wade and Gabrielle Union attend the Better Brothers Los Angeles 6th annual Truth Awards at Taglyan Complex on March 07, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Andrew Toth/Getty Images Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union discussed their unconditional support for their 13-year-old transgender daughter Zaya in their interview for the Time 100 list.  "[She was born] to be her most authentic self. She doesn't ask permission to exist. That is wildly inspiring," Union told Time.  The pair have made headlines in the past for acting as an example of how parents should respond to their transgender and gender non-conforming kids.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union have been lauded accept their children as they are and letting them take the lead in their identities.  Wade and Union openly and vocally support their 13-year-old daughter Zaya Wade, who came out as transgender in February. That support is one of the primary reasons they made the Time 100 most influential people of 2020 list.  In their interview, published this week, Union said she...
    Proud dad vibes! An emotional Dwyane Wade penned a touching goodbye be aware Wednesday to his 18-year-old son Zaire, a basketball prospect, who will attend the Brewster Academy boarding college in New Hampshire. “Man oh Man ???? ???? ???? Dropping your oldest off to highschool is one other set of feelings that I didn’t know existed,” the previous NBA star, 38, captioned the Instagram publish. “I’m a proud father! My aim as a father or mother is to lift children who know their value and which can be higher than I may ever be.” Within the assortment of household photographs, Zaire is seen posing subsequent to stepmom Gabrielle Union as she holds 1-year-old daughter Kaavia, whereas Wade stands beside 13-year-old daughter Zaya. Zaya and Zaire additionally took a separate sibling shot. Wade, who shares Zaire and Zaya with ex Siohvaughn Funches, additionally lauded his son’s accomplishments through the years, each personally and professionally. “From watching Zaire construct an organization along with his buddies the final two years, To watching him deal with the hate that has been thrown at...
    Proud dad vibes! An emotional Dwyane Wade penned a touching goodbye note Wednesday to his 18-year-old son Zaire, a basketball prospect, who will attend the Brewster Academy boarding school in New Hampshire. “Man oh Man ???? ???? ???? Dropping your oldest off to school is another set of emotions that I didn’t know existed,” the former NBA star, 38, captioned the Instagram post. “I’m a proud father! My goal as a parent is to raise kids who know their worth and that are better than I could ever be.” In the collection of family photos, Zaire is seen posing next to stepmom Gabrielle Union as she holds 1-year-old daughter Kaavia, while Wade stands beside 13-year-old daughter Zaya. Zaya and Zaire also took a separate sibling shot. Wade, who shares Zaire and Zaya with ex Siohvaughn Funches, also lauded his son’s accomplishments over the years, both personally and professionally. “From watching Zaire build a company with his friends the last two years, To watching him handle the hate that has been thrown at his sister zaya and showing grown ass men...
    Distrust of authority fuels virus misinformation for Latinos MLB power rankings: The Yankees have the crown, but the As are a legit threat How To Sell Your Home For The Best Price Possible Ad Microsoft 17 Ways These $20 Lights Will Upgrade Your Home Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/14 SLIDES © Broadimage/Shutterstock A blended family at its finest! Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade love spending time with their big brood. Prior to the couple’s 2014 wedding in Miami, the former NBA player welcomed son Zaire and daughter Zaya with his then-wife, Siohvaugn Funches, in 2002 and 2007, respectively, followed by son Xavier with Aja Metoyer in 2013. The retired athlete and Union had a tough time conceiving themselves and the actress opened up about the “eight or nine miscarriages” she suffered in her 2017 memoir. “For three years, my body has been a prisoner of trying...
    A blended household at its most interesting! Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade love spending time with their massive brood. Previous to the couple’s 2014 wedding ceremony in Miami, the previous NBA participant welcomed son Zaire and daughter Zaya along with his then-wife, Siohvaugn Funches, in 2002 and 2007, respectively, adopted by son Xavier with Aja Metoyer in 2013. The retired athlete and Union had a troublesome time conceiving themselves and the actress opened up in regards to the “eight or 9 miscarriages” she suffered in her 2017 memoir. “For 3 years, my physique has been a prisoner of making an attempt to get pregnant — I’ve both been about to enter an IVF cycle, in the midst of an IVF cycle, or popping out of an IVF cycle,” the L.A.’s Best star wrote in We’re Going to Want Extra Wine. “As soon as a month I appear like I’m in my second trimester as a result of I’m bloated. It results in the questions and it results in the rumors and anytime I’m going into a physician’s workplace I...
    Pet owners shouldnt panic about the dog that died after COVID-19 infection MLB looking for Indians to trade willow for ash Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Praise Daughter Zaya at GLAAD Awards for Leading Us in Our Journey And the award goes to... Pose! © Provided by People GLAAD Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade presented the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the GLAAD Media Awards Thursday night — just days after its trans actors were snubbed in the nominations for this year's Emmy Awards. While presenting the award, Wade took a moment to praise 13-year-old daughter Zaya for teaching him more about the LGBTQ+ community. "We stand as allies with the LGBTQ+ community as proud parents of a transgender child," Wade, 38, said. "Our daughter Zaya is leading us in our journey, and we’re doing all we can to give every one of our kids the ability to live their truth." © GLAAD Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union "I didn’t always understand how to do that – but I thank Zaya for teaching me, and GLAAD...
    Blue crab invasion spells doom for Albanian fishermen Terin Humphrey, 2004 Olympic gymnast, comes forward as Larry Nassar survivor Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Celebrate Daughter Zaya During 2020 GLAAD Media Awards © GLAAD/YouTube Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are celebrating their daughter. The couple appeared remotely during the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday, and they used their platform to honor and thank their 13-year-old daughter, Zaya, for expanding their view of the world. "We stand as allies with the LGBTQ+ community, as proud parents of a transgender child," Wade said, as he stood side by side with his wife, outdoors in front of an old wood structure. "Our daughter Zaya is leading us on our journey, and we're doing all we can to give every one of our kids the ability to live their truth." "I didn't always understand how to do that, but I want to thank Zaya for teaching me," he added, "and GLAAD for elevating the images and messages that accelerate acceptance in every family." "That mission means even more to us now as we...
    Americas daily virus death toll passes 1,000 again This Beloved Type of Restaurant Is Officially Disappearing Gabrielle Union on Teaching Her Daughters to Love Their Hair: ‘It Has to Start with Self-Love’ When she was just 8 years old and the only Black girl in her class, Gabrielle Union remembers desperately wanting to “fit in.” © Gabrielle Union/Instagram "We are trying to raise children who are proud of their Blackness and Afrocentric features," says Union. “No one had hair like mine. I didn’t want to be ‘other’,” she told PEOPLE in 2017, when introducing her hair-care line, Flawless by Gabrielle Union. The memory set her on a years-long hair journey, one that would culminate in Union finding joy in her natural coils. Fast forward to now, and Union (who is relaunching her line on Amazon on Aug. 3) is focused on making sure her daughter Kaavia, 20 months, and her stepdaughter, Zaya, 13, never feel the same way she did all those years ago. © Provided by People Gabrielle Union/instagram Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade with Zaya and Kaavia “Your...
    Photo of another female judge found in car connected to suspect who shot federal judges family 22 chains including Walmart, Macys, and Gap will require customers to wear masks. Heres the full list. Zaya Wade Just Debuted Neon-Blue Hair © Getty Images Back in May, retired basketball star Dwyane Wade made headlines for dyeing his hair red alongside his 13-year-old daughter, Zaya Wade, who had just dyed her own hair a delicious shade of cotton candy pink at the time. Now, a mere few months later, Zaya is back with a brand-new, arguably even bolder hair color: Bright blue. Being the proud dad that he is, Dwyane Wade was the first person to show off Zaya's new look. The 38-year-old former Miami Heat player posted a priceless photo of his girl hanging out in the pool with her blue hair on Instagram, along with the caption: "Love wins
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